NORTHEAST— The wood-fired Ned Ludd has announced the launch of a weekly "Sunday Supper" and dinner service: Its new Small Supper Sunday menu will change each month, offering light menu items and drinks each Sunday before legit dinner service kicks in a 5p.m. The inaugural Sunday Supper menu focuses on seafood, with dishes like Oregon shrimp tartine, oyster on the half shell, and salmon with corona beans and basil. A variation of the Supper menu is now available Sunday, from 2-5p.m. [EaterWire]
EVERYWHERE— Lardo's head sandwich artist Rick Gencarelli reveals his favorite sandwiches in Portland to Serious Eats: His 11-item personal list includes Binh Minh's #5 banh mi, the Spicy Thai from food cart PBJ's Grilled, and the guilty-pleasure "Double Down" from Brunchbox. "This thing is slutty and delicious," Gencarelli says. "I'm not proud of it but sometimes it's gotta be done." [SE]
ASPEN— At the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, visitors to the Eater Lounge were asked to read the real, hilariously negative Yelp reviews of their restaurants: Portland's Jenn Louis tackled a review of her N. Williams restaurant Lincoln, reading one Yelper's declaration that: "I was bummed to find out it sucks."